With House of Bishops classmates Doug Sparks, Jose McLoughlin, Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows, DeDe Duncan-Probe, and Rafael Morales Maldonado; absent and greatly missed during our festive dinner Thursday night were Daniel G.P. Gutiérrez, Gretchen M. Rehberg, and Carl Wright.

Grant, most merciful Lord, to your faithful people pardon and peace, that they may be cleansed from all their sins, and serve you with a quiet mind; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

— Book of Common Prayer